- Our Dumb Security Questionnaire
There are many Dumb Security Questionnaires. This is ours. We think it’s better.
- The Right to Pay for my Products
Should we forbid personalised advertisement to gain back our attention, our data, our digital selves? Should we completely break the underlying economic machinery that fuels companies like Facebook, Twitter, and Google? I think the answer to that has to be No.
- Cryptography Dispatches: NaCl Is Not a High-Level API
When talking about high-level application cryptography APIs I usually hear mentioned libsodium, Tink, pyca/cryptography, and NaCl.
- The psychology of influence and hacking growth
7 Jan 2021
I finished two books recently on the related topics of hacking growth and the psychology of influence. My notes and excerpts are below.
- Don’t worry son, all your friends are weirdos too
The morning after the US election it looked like the presidency was still up in the air and the Democrats were going to lose the senate.
- Uganda’s January 13, 2021 Internet Shut Down
15 Jan 2021
Two days ago, through its communications regulator, Uganda’s government ordered the “Suspension Of The Operation Of Internet Gateways” hours before the country’s general election. This action was confirmed by several users and journalists who got access to the letter sent to Internet providers.
- How I hijacked the top-level domain of a sovereign state
Fredrik N. Almroth
15 Jan 2021
Here’s how I temporariliy took over 50% of all DNS traffic for the TLD of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
- Encoding data in dubstep drops
How much effort would it be to actually embed machine readable data inside a dubstep track, while ensuring that the sound could be enjoyed by humans as well…
- Hacking :visited
Hacking the :visited selector to show unread posts. We’ll look at the limitations and my little work-around.